Dallas stops conversion try to defeat Wyoming Area in overtime

WEST PITTSTON — Dallas’ Christian Motley is often the shortest player on the field on Friday nights. But he often plays like the smartest as well. So when Wyoming Area’s best receiver went in motion on a two-point conversion try in overtime, the 5-foot-5 junior knew what was coming. More importantly, he stopped it. Motley […]

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Lake-Lehman races out to its 5th straight win

LEHMAN TWP. — Lake-Lehman got off to a hot start on the way to a 35-7 home triumph over Holy Redeemer. The Black Knights, whose starters on offense only played the first half, scored on five of their first six drives as the Royals had no answer for Lake-Lehman’s overpowering run game and timely passes. […]

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High School Preview: Improved Dallas heads to Wyoming Area

The boundaries for Dallas and Wyoming Area meet, yet the two schools haven’t really established a neighborhood rivalry. Perhaps because there’s a good amount of wilderness between the two. Perhaps because Dallas is too preoccupied with Back Mountain rival Lake-Lehman. Likewise, Wyoming Area just needs to look across the Susquehanna River to see its most-disliked […]

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Lake-Lehman senior Fry cooking up the perfect season in girls cross country

Jade Fry found her sport when she decided to try cross country with a friend as she entered Lake-Lehman Junior High in seventh grade. After mixing the lows of having injuries disrupt plans with the highs of achieving season-ending goals, Fry arrived at the start of her senior year knowing she had found a passion […]

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Athlete of the Week: Jade Fry (Updated)

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK (for week ending Sept. 24, 2017) Jade Fry School: Lake-Lehman Year: Senior Sport/position: Cross country Family: Chris, dad; Pam, mom; Tristan, brother. Last week: Fry has placed first in every Wyoming Valley Conference meet this season. In the Sept. 20 meet, Fry placed first individually, completing her home, 3.1-mile course in […]

8 Comments - 11:42 pm

Strong second half powers Lake-Lehman past Nanticoke, 42-21

NANTICOKE — Lake-Lehman is becoming a second-half team. For the second straight week, the Black Knights overpowered an opponent in the final 24 minutes en route to a victory. On Friday night at Nanticoke, Lehman scored two touchdowns, forced three takeaways and held the Trojans to just 39 total yards in the second half of […]

8 Comments - 11:00 pm

Dallas’ defense, special teams sparks second-half rally over Wallenpaupack

DALLAS TWP. — Two times, Wallenpaupack had its golden chance to steal a victory. Both times, Dallas players were up for the challenge. Matt Maransky blocked what would have been the go-ahead 29-yard field goal in the fourth quarter, and Dylan Schuster broke up a fourth-down pass in the red zone with less than two […]

8 Comments - 10:28 pm

Dallas rolls past Meyers

WILKES-BARRE — Part of the Dallas special teams plan is to get the ball into the hands of Christian Motley. Motley unexpectedly got an extra chance while playing defense and put it to good use. The speedy, 140-pound junior defensive back picked up an errant pitch on one hop and took off for a game-breaking, […]

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Lake-Lehman storms back vs. Tunkhannock in second half

LEHMAN TWP. — Everything was going great for Tunkhannock. The opposite could be said for Lake-Lehman on Friday night. Then, the second half began with a driving rain and a heavy wind. And the momentum swung. The Black Knights overcame a 10-point second-quarter deficit and scored the final 28 points of the game en route […]

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Dallas’ Corey McAndrew, Times Leader Boys Lacrosse Player of the Year

When Dallas’ long-established successful soccer program needed a back-up goalie for the 2016 season, Corey McAndrew had a new sport for his senior year. McAndrew was the logical choice. Already a goalie in two other sports, he spent most of the fall on standby and got in a little playing time, including once out of […]

8 Comments - 3:05 pm

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